COUNCIL BLUFFS - The Iowa Central men were right there through 20 minutes with Iowa Western here Tuesday night.
But a tough second half kept the Tritons from completing a season sweep of the Reivers as they fell 85-54.
For Iowa Western (5-5, 5-5), Dhashon Dyson scored 16, Elijah Bishop 13, Dewayne Vass 12 and Roland McCoy 11.
Iowa Central earned a 95-91 victory over the Reivers back in January.
The Tritons head to No. 19 Kirkwood (5-5, 5-5) on Saturday for a 3 p.m. tip.
-By Dana Becker